Articles for Ashraf Hendricks

PRASA says it’s on top of security problems

But a key claim of the railway company doesn’t match reality

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News | 16 October 2017

Karate much more than a sport for Khayelitsha kids

Goju-Kai style karate has become popular with dojos in Khayelitsha, Langa, Mfuleni and Gugulethu.


Photo Essay | 10 October 2017

Marikana residents march for safety

“We want action. We don’t want verbal promises”


Brief | 5 October 2017

In photos: Ocean View residents and police clash over failure to reduce crime

“The people are suffering because crime has taken over. We’re crying for help.”

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Photo Essay | 22 September 2017

In photos: Cape Town’s affordable housing sites

City has committed to turning 13 sites near the city centre into homes for low-income households

Text by Will Yoder. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks.

Photo Essay | 14 September 2017

A history of violence: police action in Hout Bay

Fourteen-year-old boy has surgery to remove rubber bullet

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News | 13 September 2017

In photos: Hangberg erupts over fishing rights

Rubber bullets, petrol bombs, flares and tear gas fill the air as protest escalates


Photo Essay | 13 September 2017

In photos: Khayelitsha does the catwalk

Second year of this event is bigger as young fashion designers showcase their wares


Photo Essay | 11 September 2017

Dead dogs, dirty nappies, old food: rubbish piles up in Marikana

City says land is private and it therefore cannot provide a refuse service

Text by Denise Patterson. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks.

Photo Essay | 6 September 2017

Long wait to file a tax return

A reporter’s frustrating day dealing with SARS


News | 31 August 2017

Hangberg residents protest for better living conditions

Demonstration started when community learnt that about R100 million was being spent on nearby informal settlement

Text by Sune Payne. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks.

Brief | 18 August 2017

In photos: City folk play in the snow

Ceres area covered in white blanket


Photo Essay | 17 July 2017

Muslims gather for traditional “maan kyking” event

Eid ul-fitr will be celebrated on Monday


Photo Essay | 25 June 2017

“This is not a place for human beings”

Blikkiesdorp was supposed to be temporary, but residents are stuck there indefinitely

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News | 20 June 2017

Youth commemorate sacrifices of the past and protest about the present

Celebrations and demonstrations held around the country on 16 June

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Photo Essay | 19 June 2017

Picket targets minister as Parliament votes on social development budget

Protesters shout “Dlamini Must Fall”


News | 25 May 2017